Skeleton of a young woman found in Baalbeck


The skeleton of a woman in her mid-twenties was found in an abandoned room in the city of Baalbek, in the Beqaa region of eastern Lebanon on Saturday, National News Agency (NNA) reported.

Baalbek police were told around 5 p.m. on Saturday that there was a

A skeleton of a woman was found on Saturday inside an abandoned room in the “popular market” area of Baalbeck

The police were notified and immediately Prosecutor of Baalbek judge Kamal Mokdad and forensic physician Dr. Ali Haidar, started the investigation according to the report

Dr. Haidar examined the skeleton and determined it to be of a woman of about 25 years old, who was killed about 5 months ago when her skull was fractured with a blow by a sharp object from the right side, according to NNA reported .

The bodywas reportedly burned in an attempt to conceal the crime and, according to NNA,

Police took DNA samples which they hope to use to identify the victim, NNA said, adding that judge Mokdad ordered the burial of the skeleton and an investigation into the circumstances of the crime